Helping hand: Surplus collector.
The Surplus Collector (real name Faisal Khan Faisal Khan (born in September, 1966, Mumbai, India) is a Bollywood actor. He is the brother of Aamir Khan, Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan who is a producer. His father Tahir Hussain is a producer; his uncle Nasir Hussain was a director. ) picks up household items from the fortunate few and hands them over to the needy masses.
"One man's junk is another man's treasure," believes Khan, 34.
"There's great need in the UAE (Uninterruptible Application Error) The name given to a crash in Windows 3.0. In subsequent versions of Windows, a crash was called a "General Protection Fault," "Application Error" or "Illegal Operation." See crash in Windows and abend. . You can clear out fully-loaded trucks within minutes."
Several hundred families and labourers in Ajman alone have received clothes, cooking pots, furniture, washing machines and other needs over the past few months, he said.
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"It's brilliant! I'm glad someone's doing it, especially since it's going to a good cause," said Sonya Munn, a homemaker in a posh corner of Dubai.
"There are many people who need it more than I do."
Moments later, sparkling kitchen sets and shining cabinets in her villa were headed to Sharjah and Ajman homes, hauled behind Khan's Toyota four-wheeler.
The social worker also stopped off at a workers' housing complex off Emirates Road Emirates Road (E311) (known in Arabic as شارع الإمارات) is one of the longest roads in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The road extends from Jebel Ali Free Zone up to Sharjah. . The residents there were shy at first.
"Take, take," Khan said.
Tens of roommates soon walked away with clothes, an iron and some plates.
A Pakistani resident there said: "Please ask him to save the pillow and blanket for me - I can't afford fresh ones."
Khan pours in 16 hours a day collecting and distributing necessities.
"I live off my property investments. Two gentlemen Two Gentlemen is a 1997 EP by The Sea and Cake. Track listing
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"People find out about me mostly through word-of-mouth, especially among the Western communities. I also have a website ( www.takemyjunkuae.com )."
Khan prefers not to be photographed, saying "it's about them (residents), not me."
The Canadian expatriate - Khan is originally from India - said he consulted government officials and law firms This list of the world's largest law firms by revenue is taken from The Lawyer and The American Lawyer and is ordered by 2006 revenue:
- Clifford Chance, £1,030.2m – International law firm (headquartered in the UK);
- Linklaters, £935.
"Dubai Municipality loves it. Some Emirati advocates told me as long as you mean well, you have nothing to worry about."
"My work is never done," he said between phone calls - more pick ups, more drop offs.
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|Date:||Jun 25, 2009|
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